What is Odyssey of the Mind and what do we do?

Why are you carrying empty cardboard boxes, PVC pipes and a carton of eggs into school? How did the La Chat students build that? What is going on in that classroom, is it science or theater? These are questions that are asked of an Odyssey of the Mind coach on a weekly basis. So, what is Odyssey of the Mind and what do we do?

Three Short Family Hikes

Just like my article on cross-country skiing, I am going to stick with the keep-it-simple formula.  There are nearly limitless places to hike in Switzerland. However, to keep it focused, I have chosen three that are close by, are relatively short, and are beautiful.  And, in the skiing theme, one will be a “blue” beginner’s hike, one will be “red” intermediate hike, and one will be “black.”  You can choose depending on your desired level of adventure.

Mamma Mia Movie Night – a few photos!

  On a very wet May evening, we had a fun filled crowd for Mamma Mia - happy to join the pre-film singing, dressed to inspire, drank the prosecco dry and danced to the end of the film!  Let us know what film you want in the new school year .... Dirty Dancing is looking like an … Continue reading Mamma Mia Movie Night – a few photos!

Being part of a big family and keeping ahead of your teenager – the benefits of being a Class Parent!

  We asked our longest-standing Class Parent (CPR) - Linda Bourget Steen - whose youngest daughter graduates this summer to share her experience of being a CPR throughout her 14 years at the school! Plus, learn about the role of the CPR in Primary and Secondary now. When my eldest daughter started Ecolint in year … Continue reading Being part of a big family and keeping ahead of your teenager – the benefits of being a Class Parent!